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Miraculous response : doing popular religion in contemporary China

Author: Adam Yuet Chau
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
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Centered around an ethnographic case study of a dragon king temple, this book examines the social and political dynamics underlying the revival of popular religion in contemporary rural China.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chau, Adam Yuet.
Miraculous response.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005009492
(OCoLC)59149307
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Yuet Chau
ISBN: 1429415967 9781429415965 9780804751605 0804751609
OCLC Number: 77007999
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Shaanbei history, society, and culture --
Shaanbei popular religious landscape --
Beliefs and practices : Shaanbei people's religiosity and religious habitus --
Legends and histories : Heilongdawang and the Heilongdawang temple --
Provisioning magical efficacy and divine benevolence --
Modes of social organization and folk event productions --
Red-hot sociality --
Temple boss and local elite : the story of Lao Wang --
Longwanggou and agrarian political culture --
The local state and the politics of legitimation.
Responsibility: Adam Yuet Chau.
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"Chapter after chapter we find concise but very helpful discussions of some of the most basic questions confronting any researcher about what Chinese religion is..." -- <I>The China Quarterly Read more...

 
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